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  • Nripendra Misra appointed Principal Secretary to PM

    Published on May 28, 2014

    Nripendra Misra, former TRAI Chairman, appointed Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister with effect from on Wednesday.

    nripendra-misraNripendra Mishra has had a distinguished career as bureaucrat. He has a reputation of top call efficiency and honesty.

    Mishra held several top positions in UP and Centre including Principal Secretary to Chief Minister , UNION telecom Secretary and Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority, TRAI.

    Mishra was Principal Secretary to UP Chief Minister Kalyan Singh .

    In his stint at the centre , Mishra was Chairperson of TRAI between 2006 and 2009. This was the time when controversial 2 G licenses were given by the then telecom Minister A Raja.

    A move which became cause of major embarassment to the UPA government of Dr Manmohan Singh.

    It was Nripendra Mishra, who as TRAI chief raised several important points that could have made the process of spectrum allocation more transparent. But his recommendations were not adhered to during the allocation.

    As Principal Secretary to PM Mishra, is expected to wield tremendous influence in fast tracking projects close the heart of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.